Moat Community College, Leicester, Leicestershire


Job details

Working pattern Full-time only
Salary Main pay range 1 to Upper pay range 3, £34,301 to £50,418

Job summary

The SENCo will lead a team of teaching staff and support staff across both SEN and EAL principles and will be responsible for the support of student learning and achievement of students within these areas. They will play a key role in the professional development of mainstream staff to ensure that the needs of these students are well met and that the differences between SEND and EAL provision are clearly understood by all. They will ensure that the support staff are effectively utilised by mainstream teachers and will also ensure that liaison with external agencies and KS2/KS5 providers gets the best possible outcomes for all concerned.
We are pleased to offer an opportunity for a talented and inspirational Leader of SEND and EAL provision to join our team from April 2020.

Our ideal candidate will have a strong knowledge base and passion for championing special educational need; someone who strives to improve the outcomes and opportunities of SEND and EAL students.

You will already be an enthusiastic and dynamic classroom teacher who can create an environment that will inspire, motivate and challenge students; we will provide state-of-the-art resources to enable you to achieve this here at Moat Community College.

Our continuing professional development programme ensures that staff work together to improve their practice.

Essential educational requirements

PGCE or equivilant

Essential qualifications

Qualified Teacher Status
SEN /EAL qualification (Essential commitment to obtain qualification as soon as possible after appointment)

Essential skills and experience

Previous experience as a second/Head of Department
Coordinating appropriate programmes of Support
Working with outside agencies
Management of resources
Involvement in staff development

Employee benefits

CPD programme
Pension scheme
Sick pay scheme
Maternity scheme
Free and confidential advice, information and counselling service
Free onsite parking
Close proximity to train and bus services
An onsite gym
Hire purchase Cycle to Work scheme
Subsidised dining

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School overview

School type LA Maintained School
Education phase Secondary
School size 1093 pupils enrolled
Age range 11 to 16
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School website Moat Community College website (opens in a new window)
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About Moat Community College

School location

Maidstone Road, Leicester, Leicestershire, LE2 0TU